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Peaceful solution to Syria crisis unlikely: Hague


August 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has described the situation in Syria as "bleak" and said that a peaceful solution to the 17-month-long crisis was now unlikely, ... Read more...

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I’ll legalise gay marriage by 2015: Cameron


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised that gay marriage will be legalised in the country by 2015, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM misses AU summit, health rumours float


July 17th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) It's a mystery absence that has created a lot of hush-hush talk here. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been missing from the African ... Read more...

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Why the Queen refused to give Mike Jagger a knighthood?


July 11th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Jagger was awarded the knighthood in 2003 by the Prince of Wales, as the Queen refused to honor him.The queen refused to do the honors as ... Read more...

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Pakistan boasted of n-strike on India: Report


June 15th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan could launch a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, an army general boasted in 2001 in Islamabad, the Guardian reported Friday.The warning is ... Read more...

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Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Lead) (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

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Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

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Pakistani-British MP offers reward for Obama’s capture


April 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin member of the House of Lords was suspended from the Labour party after it was reported he had offered a reward of 10 ... Read more...

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Kids with mother tongue English a minority in British schools


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Children whose mother tongue is English are now in the minority at more than 1,600 schools across England, and Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati and Tamil are among ... Read more...

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Anti-malaria campaign launched in Delhi


March 15th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Tony Blair Faith Foundation Wednesday launched a programme here for raising awareness about malaria.The Where's The Net programme features a mosquito net which is ... Read more...

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‘Spy rock’ in Moscow was genuine, says UK ex-official


January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The "spy rock" row that damaged relations between Britain and Russia in early 2006 was not a work of fiction after all. British agents had placed ... Read more...

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BBC preparing for Blair’s death?


December 27th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Even as former British prime minister Tony Blair is aged just 58, the BBC has started filming his obituary!The "ghoulish" decision to ask former cabinet colleagues ... Read more...

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Underworld, Tagore and charity on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The book cart this weekend is a reflection of the diversity of new Indian writing. Browse with IANS.1. "Narcopolis"; Written by Jeet Thayil; Published ... Read more...

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Every child deserves education, says Kajol


December 11th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kajol, a mother of two, says education is the prime need of the society, and that every child must be educated to bring ... Read more...

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I feel like an NRI when in India: Cherie Blair


December 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, who was here Saturday to inaugurate the Loomba Foundation's annual charity dinner, says coming to ... Read more...

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Tony Blair tried to get Saif Gaddafi place at Oxford


December 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) The Tony Blair-led Labour government in Britain had tried to pressurise Oxford University into giving Saif Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a place ... Read more...

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Blair met Mittal over Kazakhstan deal: Report


October 30th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair met Indian-origin billionaire Lakshmi Mittal and struck a deal worth eight million pounds ($13 million) to clean up the image ... Read more...

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Palestinian official accuses Blair of bias towards Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 1 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official Saturday slammed Tony Blair, former British prime minister and special envoy of the Middle East mediating quartet, accusing him of being biased ... Read more...

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Pakistan paying heavily for mixing religion with politics: Blair


September 29th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan is "paying heavily" for its mistakes in the 1970s of mixing religion with politics and developing religious schools that promoted extremism, former British prime ... Read more...

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PM hosts lunch for Tony Blair


September 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday hosted a lunch at his residence for former British prime minister Tony Blair, who is here for a function ... Read more...

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I am a soccer fanatic: Blair


September 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said here Wednesday that he is a soccer fanatic, and was also the captain of an under-13 cricket team.Blair, ... Read more...

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Blair met Gaddafi aide before Lockerbie bomber’s release


September 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair and Prince Andrew had a secret meeting with a Muammar Gaddafi aide in London just before the Lockerbie bomber was ... Read more...

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War on terror not over: Tony Blair


September 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair says that even though "significant blows" have been struck in the war against terror, "it's not over".Blair said it was ... Read more...

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Tony Blair releases Chinese edition of his memoirs


August 30th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair inaugurated the Chinese edition of his memoirs, "A Journey", in Beijing Tuesday.In the book's preface, Blair, who served as the ... Read more...

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Who will get hold of Libya’s oil?


August 25th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) As Libyan rebels continue to capture large portions of the country, the question being asked is which of the world's biggest energy companies would get hold ... Read more...

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London riots report by year-end: Keith Vaz


August 18th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Describing the London riots as an act of criminality, Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving MP of Indian origin and head of parliament's inquiry committee into ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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Tony Blair’s personal data hacked


June 26th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Personal details about former British prime minister Tony Blair have been hacked and released on the internet, The Sun reported Sunday.Names, addresses and phone numbers of ... Read more...

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Tony Blair reads the Quran every day


June 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become "increasingly open" about the importance of religion, and reads the Quran every day to be "faith-literate".Blair, who reportedly ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s phone hacked?


June 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Kate Middleton was being watched by private eyes as soon as her engagement to Prince William was announced. She has been brought into the ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s phone hacked?


June 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) The mobile phone of Kate Middleton, duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's wife, was reportedly hacked by a private investigator working for a newspaper, a ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband ‘dated Andrew Marr’s super-injunction lover’


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): It has emerged that Labour leader Ed Miliband had a fling with the former lover of Andrew Marr involved in his 'super-injunction'.The two met about 10 years ... Read more...

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Prince William behind Tony Blair wedding snub due to personal hatred?


April 29th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): A prominent historian has claimed that former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was not invited to Friday's royal wedding because Prince William dislikes the politician and not ... Read more...

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Leave Mona Lisa’s remains in peace, pleads royal relative


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): A royal descendant of the Italian noblewoman said to be the model for the Mona Lisa has insisted her remains should be left in peace as art historians ... Read more...

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Not offended for not being invited to wedding: Blair


April 29th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Former prime minister Tony Blair has said that he was not offended at not being invited to Friday's wedding of Prince William with Kate Middleton.He ... Read more...

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